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Livable Frederick: South Frederick Corridors Plan

The Livable Frederick Master Plan, adopted by the county in 2019, lays out a vision for what we hope Frederick County will look like in the decades ahead, and also offers plans for how to achieve that vision. Part of the … [Read more...]

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On Senator Hough’s ethics bill as underhanded and unethical campaign tactics

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted as a Letter to the Editor of the Frederick News Post, but was not printed. Before running for County Executive in 2014, Jan Gardner had a long and … [Read more...]

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Why I oppose Narconon at Trout Run

Social Betterment Properties International (SBPI), the real estate arm of the Church of Scientology (COS), purchased part of the property long known as Trout Run in 2013 to be used by Narconon to operate … [Read more...]

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Circuit Court judge sends Trout Run matter back to County Council

After the County Council voted last June to deny the request of Social Betterment Properties International (SBPI) to have the Trout Run/Richey Lodge property placed on the Frederick County Register of Historic Places, … [Read more...]

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Narconon at Trout Run: “People of the Lie”

Social Betterment Properties International, a subsidiary of the Church of Scientology, has purchased part of the property long known as Trout Run for Narconon, also a subsidiary of Scientology. Narconon wants to operate … [Read more...]